40802Re: Obama's Violin
- Mar 10, 2009--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, DB <laquerencia33@...> wrote:
>The right hand is created out of confidence and is meant for work. The left hand is created out of love and is made for blessing. -Rudolf Steiner
> I'm not sure but I'm thinking this:
> <Fuzzy wuzzy was a bear.
> Fuzzy wuzzy had no hair.
> Fuzzy wuzzy wasn't fuzzy,
> Was he?>
> might have something to do with analyses like this:
> Obama's Violin
> by Paul Street
> This article reviews Barack Obama's record since the day of his
> election. That record, we shall see, is deeply consistent with his
> record-setting corporate election funding, including more than $900,000
> from Goldman Sachs and $37.5 million from "FIRE" (the finance, real
> estate, and insurance industries), and with the fact that like, George
> W, Bush in 2004, small donors (people giving a total of $200 or less)
> accounted for just a quarter of his total campaign finance haul.
> It matches former Clinton administration official David Rothkopf's early
> post-election observation that Obama was following the "violin model:
> you hold power with the left hand and you play the music with the right."
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